Workers for Resp. Dev. v. City of Tempe – 1/26/2023

February 14, 2023
The Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, holds that an Ordinance authorizing the mayor to enter into a development agreement is a referable legislative act, and that a referendum petition strictly complies with the statute even if it deviates from the order set forth in statute, as long as all required components are present.

San Carlos Apache Tribe v. State – 11/15/2022

February 6, 2023
The Arizona Court of Appeals Division One holds that a new mining shaft built at an existing site is a “new source” of pollutants under the Clean Water Act, subject to increased environmental quality standards and permitting requirements.